Surveillance & Security News for June 2008

Dallmeier's secure CCTV protects McDonald's in the UK

Tough demands are placed on the digital video recorders in McDonald's restaurants.  One of the Dallmeier units even survived being attacked by a burglar and dumped in a sink of water.  But there are also challenges in everyday situations, and the machines must be robust enough to operate in a catering environment and flexible to allow upgrading if requirements change.  They need to be easy to operate and, above all, they must provide evidence-quality recordings, with no risk of an...

CCTV system from Dedicated Micros helps kids to play safe

A Birmingham primary school is keeping the UK's first-ever interactive playground safe and secure with the help of a CCTV system from Dedicated Micros.Little Aston Primary School in Sutton Coldfield is nothing if not innovative.  The school is the very first in the country to have its own outdoor interactive playground that enables children to log onto a computerised system, collecting points from nine different pieces of apparatus around the playground as they play.  "It's fun an...

Videotec continues to focus on customer satisfaction by applying the 'lean-thinking' method

In January 2008, Videotec's management decided to start the process aimed at applying the famous, Japanese originated, ‘lean-thinking' method to company organisation.  The final goal is to increase business flexibility by reorganising the entire value creation cycle, that is, from design to production.The ambitious project is supported by one of the most important management consultants in Italy specialising in application of the lean-thinking method.  It has already taken in the...

Optelecom-NKF receives top rating on customer satisfaction

Optelecom-NKF, Inc, a leading global supplier of advanced video surveillance solutions, recently announced it received an ‘A' rating on an independent customer performance survey conducted by ICMA International, focused on the Americas market.ICMA International, a renowned bureau for international market research, granted Optelecom-NKF, Inc., an "A" certification rating based on a survey conducted among a cross-section of the Company's customers located in North America and Latin...

City of Beverly Hills turns to IQinVision to improve public safety

IQinVision, market leader in high performance megapixel network cameras, smart IP cameras, and network video recording systems, recently announced that the City of Beverly Hills has installed a wide array of IQeye megapixel cameras to meet the needs of their expanding IP video surveillance project.  The City of Beverly Hills (CBH) worked in partnership with Mainline Information Systems to design the customized system and is overseeing installation of the IT/camera infrastructure.Approx...

SelectaDNA technology supports the regeneration of a Middlesbrough housing estate

A regeneration scheme and a new theft deterrent programme using DNA will transform a housing estate in Grangetown, Middlesbrough.The housing association, Coast & Country Housing, is upgrading Grangetown North  to a more modern, community through the improvement and rennovation of over 340 properties. The association has also purchased hundreds of Selectamark's SelectaDNA forensic marking kits for use as part of a ‘clean up' operation on the estate. The scheme is being supported by...

NICE Systems demonstrate enhanced IP video management capabilities for security & surveillance

IFSEC 2008: NICE Systems demonstrated the enhanced CORE (complete, open, reliable and evolutionary) capabilities of its enterprise-class IP video management and recording solution - NiceVision Net - for security & surveillance teams in transportation, industrial and urban environments. At IFSEC, NICE Systems presented their expanded NVR9000 series of NVRs with new turnkey options offering enhanced recording and storage performance, integrated NiceVision Analytics and lower rack-space hardwar...

HID features IDL's Fastlane Glassgate on RFID & Smartcard stand at IFSEC exhibition

Fastlane Glassgate speed gates were used as part of CMP & HID Global's RFID & Smartcard feature stand at this year's IFSEC exhibition.CMP worked with HID to bring together the market leaders in a variety of sectors to demonstrate the latest technology working seamlessly with Smartcards and RFID.  Fastlane turnstiles from Integrated Design were the entrance control solution of choice.Billed as ‘a day in the life of a card' the stand functioned as a demonstration pavilion for re...

Mirasys Ltd signs an agreement with one of Europe's largest distributors

Mirasys, one of the world's leading providers of open platform digital CCTV and video surveillance solutions, recently announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Norbain Benelux, one of Europe's most successful distributors of CCTV, Access Control and Intruder Detection equipment.   As part of the agreement, Norbain will be able to offer Mirasys' portfolio of digital CCTV and video surveillance solutions in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg enabling its custom...

Vaultex UK contracts Niscayah as security partner for cash management protection

Niscayah has announced it has been contracted as the preferred electronic security systems partner for facilities under the control of Vaultex UK Limited, the newly established cash handling management company providing services to a number of the UK's leading financial institutions.  This is the first contract won by Niscayah Limited, the new name (from 1st June 2008) for the former Bell Security Limited - the UK's leading provider of security systems to the UK retail banking sector.Arthur...

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies launch 'National School Safety Study'

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies recently announced that it kicked off a strategic alliance with the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) on June 4, when its 14,000 members receive an e-blast from the association asking them to complete a ‘risk mitigation assessment' developed by Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies.  The results of the assessment will be rolled up to create the first-ever ‘National School Safety Study', which is anticipated to have subs...

Bosch puts St Pancras on the right track

St Pancras International, Eurostar's new central London home, is using leading edge IP CCTV technology from Bosch Security Systems.St Pancras International is part of 'High Speed 1' - the UK's largest ever single construction project and the first major new railway for over a century.  The £5.8 billion high speed rail line from the mouth of the Channel Tunnel to St Pancras International is being delivered by London & Continental railways. It will make it possible to run twice the...

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